Fluner

Fluner

flunarizine

Manufacturer:

Geno

Distributor:

Nebula

Marketer:

Mascots
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Flunarizine diHCl
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis of migraine; symptomatic treatment of vestibular vertigo.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Migraine prophylaxis 10 mg at night. Elderly 5 mg daily. Maintenance treatment: Decrease dose to 5 days of treatment at the same daily dose w/ 2 successive medicine-free days every wk. Vertigo Same dosage as for migraine but starting treatment should not be given longer than needed for symptom control (<2 mth).
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. History of depressive illness or preexisting symptoms of Parkinson's disease or other extrapyramidal disorders.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ depression, predisposed to extrapyramidal & depressive symptoms, parkinsonism.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness &/or fatigue, wt gain &/or increased appetite. Depression, extrapyramidal symptoms eg, bradykinesia, rigidity, akathisia, orofacial dyskinesia, tremor.
Drug Interactions
OCs; hepatic enzyme inducers eg carbamazepine & phenytoin.
ATC Classification
N07CA03 - flunarizine ; Belongs to the class of antivertigo preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Fluner tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 5 × 10's
Form
Fluner tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 5 × 10's
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